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a professional card player who makes a living by cheating at card games

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The older sheikhs, indeed, stood out for the unmeasurable beatings of the old days--the sharper the punishment, they argued, the surer the title; but here the hand of modern progress was against them, and they contented themselves with telling tales of Ben the first Governor, whom they called the Father of Waterwheels, and of that heroic age when men, horses, and hounds were worth following.
The Spaniards built these watchtowers on the hills to enable them to keep a sharper lookout on the Moroccan speculators.
LOS ANGELES -- Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded no contest Monday to drugging and raping two women in Los Angeles as part of a broader plea deal in four states that will send him to federal prison for nine years.
Former American Football Safety Darren Sharper, who used to play for the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings and New Orlean Saints, was arrested on suspicion of rape charges in Los Angeles, Calif.
NEW YORK, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharper Image, best known for its innovative, tech-related products, announces today actress Megan Fox as the new face of the iconic brand.
HOMEDICS' LICENSE AGREEMENT WITH THE SHARPER IMAGE MARKS THE FIRST important step toward transforming the latter from a retailer to a global lifestyle brand.
to cut flat-die lips for biaxially oriented PET with much sharper radii than usual.
In early December, Sharper Image forecast earnings at the high end of $1.
For example, in another case involving Sharper Image, the Connecticut Supreme Court determined that the taxpayer had made a taxable use of catalogs by directing that the catalogs be sent to specific in-state residents (Sharper Image Corp.
The change makes the track more challenging, because drivers who used to cut across the warm-up lane now have to make tighter, sharper turns.
SI Products, the largest licensee of the iconic consumer electronics brand, The Sharper Image, will unveil its new collection of The Sharper Image home and audio system and bedside docks at CES.
PHOENIX -- Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper was indicted in Arizona on charges of sexual assault and administering dangerous drugs, authorities said Wednesday.
Nix the neck pain, work to your own beat with new The Sharper Image[R] & 2COOL[R] workspace and ergonomic solutions from RTA Products
Like many shoppers, I used to have fun going to a Sharper Image store, playing with the gizmos, changing the controls on the massage chairs from Swedish to Shiatzu and back again.
Lewis, Duane Starks, Jamie Sharper, Robert Bailey and Michael McCrary worked together like fingers on a hand to squeeze the life right out of an Oakland offense that had prided itself on running the football down other teams' gullets.